Film On Film

Film on Film is all about making movies. Who makes them, how they make them, who's in them...and how did all this crazy light fantastic get started? This is a great section for anyone interested film, it's beginnings, it's personalities, it's ups and downs and it's future. Look behind the red velvet curtain and discover the machine behind the screen. Pictured: The tumultous life of film maker Ed Wood is explored in 'Ed Wood: Look Back in Angora'

Jodorowsky's Dune (2013)

Director: Frank Pavich
Starring: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Brontis Jodorowsky

Among cineastes, filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky's ambitious - and failed - attempt to make a movie based on Frank Herbert's sci-fi novel "Dune" in the... Read more

The Search for Weng Weng (2013)

Director: Andrew Leavold
Starring: Tikoy Aguiluz, Roy Arabejo, Tilman Baumgaertel

Almost a decade ago Australian trash cinema aficionado Andrew Leavold set off to the Philippines to uncover the true story behind his cinema obsession... Read more

Doctor Who: The Ultimate Guide (2013)

Starring: Colin Baker, Paul McGann, Peter Davison, Sylvester McCoy, David Tennant, Katy Ma...

Matt Smith and Jenna Coleman celebrate the 50th anniversary of the space-travelling Time Lord and take an in-depth look at of one of the most intrigui... Read more

National Geographic: Banged Up Hollywood (2013)


The incredible true stories behind three Oscar-winning films. They provided the basis for some of the most celebrated films of the last 30 years, and... Read more

For No Good Reason (2012)

Director: Charlie Paul
Starring: Johnny Depp, Richard E Grant, Terry Gilliam, Tim Robbins, William Burroughs

Gonzo artist Ralph Steadman--most well-known for his fruitful partnership with author Hunter S. Thompson--is interviewed by Johnny Depp in this imagin... Read more

Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction (2012)

Director: Sophie Huber
Starring: David Lynch, Deborah Harry, Harry Dean Stanton, Kris Kristofferson, Sam Shepard,...

A mesmerizing, impressionistic portrait of iconic actor Harry Dean Stanton comprised of intimate moments, film clips from some of his 250 films and hi... Read more

Love, Marilyn (2012)

Director: Liz Garbus
Starring: Adrien Brody, David Strathairn, Ellen Burstyn, Glenn Close, Hope Davis, Janet Mc...

50 years after the death of the beautiful, iconic, troubled Marilyn Monroe, two boxes of her personal letters, diaries and private musings were discov... Read more

Captains of the Final Frontier (2012)

STAR TREK has spanned six generations of television series and 12 movies since its inception in 1966, indisputably blazing a trail for every sci-fi se... Read more

Charlotte Rampling: The Look (2011)

Director: Angelina Maccarone
Starring: Charlotte Rampling, Paul Auster, Peter Lindbergh, Juergen Teller

Legendary actress Charlotte Rampling is "the perfect confluence of brains and beauty" (Time Out NY), and "The Look" is the entrancing documentary that... Read more

Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan (2011)

Director: Gilles Penso
Starring: Peter Jackson, Terry Gilliam, James Cameron, Joe Dante, John Landis, Ray Harryha...

The remarkable career of the movie industry's most admired and influential special-effects auteur, the legendary Ray Harryhausen, is the subject of th... Read more